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or so ago, health and human services department under medicare part d was paying for prescription drugs, reimbursing insurance companies for people who are not here legally. >> knowingly? >> knowingly as far as we know. no, they didn't have policies in place that would have caught these people or vetted them one by one in terms of their immigration status the way that medicare part d works is people have their plans offered through a private insurance company and then those insurance companies bill the federal government. so, the federal government was effectively paying insurance companies on behalf of patients that apparently the insurance companies hadn't vetted extensively enough. they thought they might have been eligible for medicare but they weren't because they are illegal immigrants. >> what i love it's always like a two year, three year program. i'm always curious. are they doing it right now. >> they may be doing it right now because this report came out fairly recently and it was for several years ago. so now they are just starting to put policies in place that would catch t
owners hanging. one business owner is here to tell you what he thinks up next. rit medicare d plan. no one could hav left this much money here. whoo-hoo-hoo! yet many seniors whoompare medicare d plans realize they can save hundreds of dollars. cvs/pharmacy wants to help you save on medicare expenses. talk to your cvs prmacist, ll, or go to cvs.com/compare to get your free, personalized pl comparison today. call, go online, or visit your local store today. cheryl burke is cha-cha-ing in depend silhouette briefs for charity, to prove that with soft fabric and waistband, the best protection looks, fits, and feels just like underwear. get a free sample and try for yourself. uncertainty for you who have had a hard time already trying to follow all the delays that have happened even before this one. >> absolutely. uncertainty is the word of the day. the difficulties here are that we can't get a valid idea of what we are looking at on the exchanges. and furthermore, what's going to happen here is that we have small business tax credit that are available to us that get on to the exchanges
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as far as you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, these help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay -- and could save you in out-of-pocket costs. you'll also be able to choose any doctor who accepts medicare patients. call or go online today to request your free decision guide. go forward with passion. and nevesettle for good enough along the way. aarp medicare supplement insurance plans, red by unitedhealthcare for good enough along the way. insurance company. go long. >>> get ready to speed read your way through the news. first to florida, months after being found not guilty in the shooting of travon martin and separated from his wife george zimmerman is back in the courtroom. zimmerman appeared before the judge on a charge of assault and battery. yesterday, zimmerman was arrested after a fight with his new girlfriend. she told police he pulled a gun on her. both the girlfriend and zimmerman making 911 calls. >>> oh brother and today prosecutors say zimm
is the three page letter that the cms, centers for medicare and medicaid services sent out today. on page three is a thinly described illegal bribe. it says though this transition policy was not anticipated by health insurers when setting rates, the risk corridor program should help unintended revenue. the risk corridor program is a program you can get on cms risk corridor program and drawdown this document and look at it yourself. but what it says is that for the transition from where we were to the affordable care act, the federal government can give money to insurance companies to help them adjust and stabilize some of their premium payments if they get too many sick and older. but it has to be for qualified health plans. on the third page, if scissot s recipients are qualified health plans. it talks about section 1342 and section 1343, both of which only apply to nongrand fathered individual and small group plans inside and outside the exchanges. qualified health plans that meet the new obama care standards. but what they're saying in this letter is we'll try to find a way to bribe the insu
numbers. on that it's too early to say. look at medicare part d widely accepted popular program. it was actually less popular than obamacare before it was enacted if we hadn't enacted part d millions of seniors would be suffering today. same with obamacare if we teenage time to enact it will be popular as it is in massachusetts. >> you may be right but it's speculative. even if you -- even if you are right, doesn't it seem logical as i said in the talking points memo to just give it another year and iron it all out, explain it, i don't see a downside in that. i really don't. i would allow people who want to sign up to continue to sign up, all right? those who do the no give them a year fix what's broken it doesn't make me unhappy unlike other commentators it does not make me happy to see the president of the united states, no heart who he or she might be to be accused of being a liar. a rank liar that doesn't make me happy. i think we should get away from that. give it a year, it's our fault, we screwed it up. we will unscrew it and then we will go next september or whatever. do
. that's why, at barclays, our ambition is to always realize yours. medicare open enrollment. of year again. that's why, at barclays, time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. buit never hurts to see if u can find bettoverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care la open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeowners insurance protects them. [ thunder crashes ] it doesn't. stop pretending. only flood insurance covers floods. ♪ visit floodsmart.gov/pretend to learn your risk. >>> get ready to speedway your way through the news. philippines struggling to maintain law and order. the mayor flee that island that's because the destruction is preventing local authorities and relief workers from getting food water and medicine to the survivors. people are so desperate for food that today's looters stormed a rice warehouse causing a wall to collapse and then killed
people. they are not medicare. medicare is not part of this. probably between 50 and 64, something along those lines. and probably pretty ill. unless they get the young people though sign up. then you are going to have premiums skyrocket. >> are republicans gloating at this point on capitol hill? >> oh, yeah. they took a beating in the shutdown. and the reversal of fortunes is something i haven't seen and i have been in washington since 1995. this dramatic has done a 180 where democrats were united really on the shutdown. republicans divided and now democrats are -- problem for the white house is this is going to be the story for so long, months, maybe years. >> the president promised us november 30th. secretary sebelius, somebody did november 30th that this web site is going to work. and for the life of me i can't figure out why they gave us a set date. we are all sitting there waiting for that date. >> i think so much pressure from the press. they are like when is it going to be fixed? they had to have some answer. now we are seeing leaked reports well maybe not november 300th. role nu
pyramids were actually a mistake? uh-oh. geico. fifteen minutes could save you...well, you know. medicare open enrollment. of year again. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. buit never hurts to see if u can find bettoverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care la open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare >>> okay, it's no secrets, the labor unions went hog wild and helped get obamacare passed and now suddenly two plus years later they read it and they don't like it. oops? so now what? well, they want a special favor from president obama. and if they get it, someone is going to have to pay for it. that someone, that would be you. washington examiner chief political correspondent byron york joins us. okay. so where do we begin? what is it that the unions want? >> this is complicated. there is something called a reinsurance fee in obamacare. the deal is that insurance companies are going to have to start covering people with preexisting conditions, riskier c
charged and what's their problem? what's their history? >> this is with the medicare contract. >> a different one. >> right. not related to the healthcare office of inspector general for health and human services came out and said there were security lapses where employees there could plug in some unauthorized usb drives into the computers that could insect it with malware or open it up for theft of some of the private data that's in the system. >> by malware you mean could put a virus in it or stick their ipod and download all the personal information, right? >> that's right. >> in plain english. so, how many people were potentially exposed by it? >> it was 6 million. i mean, there is no indication that anything was stolen or broken within the web site it exposed about 6 million beneficiaries. >> this was last summer it was discovered? >> it was in june, yeah is there any indication that secretary sebelius or anyone else in the government thought let's not put in charge of healthcare dot goff to fix it a company that last summer had security lapses that had 6 million people a
step. consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, it helps pay expenses that medicare doesn't cover and lets you choose or keep any doctor who accepts medicare patients. call or go online and request your free decision guide. use this guide to help you choose from a range of aarp medicare supplement insurance plans. have the right partner at your side. consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan. go long. >> okay, now get ready to speed read your way through the news. first to los angeles and new information about the lax shooting. tonight paul ciancia is hospitalized in critical condition. police shot him four times in the head after he opened fire in the airport. one of the wounded is tsa officer tony griz buy. >> i was injured trying to get a man to a safe area. turned around and the gunman shot me twice. i was shot in the foot. >> and today attorney general eric holder saying more investigation is needed to determine the gunman's motive. and now to kenya,
to be with you. >> nice to have you. so the medicare chief marilyn tafner testified today she said that the web site is continuing to improve. that brings some sort of sense of contentment to you? i don't know what other words describe. >> well, i guess she could have said it can't get any worse and that would have been accurate as well. no, i'm quite concerned that more people are being cancelled from their insurance than are able to sign up for insurance. in my state of kentucky, which some people are touting as a success, 10 times as many people have lost their insurance as have signed up for obamacare. and the ones that have signed up for obamacare, 8 a% of the people in my state have signed up for medicaid, free healthcare. so i think we are headed towards a lot of problems each if they eventually, you know, figure out the web site, then it's going to hit home how much this is going to cost. >> you know, i just don't get. this everyone is very concerned with the web site. and i understand why because it's been enormously frustrating to people. i never thought that this web site auto would
when medicare.gov had a meltdown. this chao said is to get your attention if i didn't have it already. just three days after that, greta, todd park with the white house emailed his team massive kudos again for the incredible progress the team is making. what some might consider just two days before the launch a kind of a heck of a job brownie moment if you will. >> indeed. james, thank you. >> thank you. >> we have to ask where is the transparency. chief white house correspondent ed henry grilling press secretary josh earnest. >> did you consider turning over some of the emails white house officials healthcare.gov instead of drip drip from republican darryl issa. give american people an insight to the president and his aides knew in the final week leading up to october 1st. would you consider that. >> it's apparent mr. issa has taken that task upon himself. >> full context. >> and has worked very carefully with the journalists to ensure the americans have access to those documents. sometimes he has done that in a way that has left people with a pretty misleading impression what's happ
an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, it helps pay expenses that medicare doesn't cover and lets you choose or keep any doctor who accepts medicare patients. call or go online and request your free decision guide. use this guide to help you of aarp medicare supplement insurance plans. have the right partner at your side. consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan. go long. >>> well, it is down to the wire, the deadline to finish repairing healthcare.gov is set for tomorrow. tonight, the web site is shutting down for nearly 12 hours of maintenance. extended maintenance, they are calling it it cyber security expert david kennedy joins us. you know, david at first i had planned to kind of asking you to tell me what still needed to be done. now i want to ask you what are they going to be working on in 90 minutes that they didn't get done before now? >> i think what they are going to be doing is basically pushing new code to the web site so that it will probably be res
to mean obama care that they are no longer going to provide coverage for medicare advantage patients, is that right? >> that's correct. >> how many people does that effect? >> well, the breakdown was 60 patients for the medicare advantage. 800 patients for ghi through emblem and 149 patients through hip. which is also with emblem if all those patients like their insurance and they get to keep the insurance that they like and if you have been their doctor for a number of years. what's the longest have you been doctoring one of these patients? >> i have been in practice 22 years and majority have been more than 10 years, i have seen three or four generations of families a lot of them have been there upwards of 30 years. >> that means that they can keep their health insurance but they can't keep their doctors because you are being thrown out of the network and not specifically not because of your medical care. apparently they like your medical care the insurance companies. it's for some other reason and one says it's obama care. one quick question you are going to appeal, right? >> we h
copilot," like a milk-bone biscuit. ♪ say it with milk-bone. medicare open enrollment. of year again. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. buit never hurts to see if u can find bettoverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care la open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare >> four days to go. the obama administration's deadline to fix healthcare.gov is quickly approaching. cms admitting the system will not work perfectly on december 1st. so, can we expect any improvements at all. database developer luke chung joins us. thanks for being with the program. i have got a lot of questions for you. this is so much about technology and maybe for the first time in history or at least american presidents' history. technology could be the downfall of an administration. >> thank you very much for having me. kimberly. >> so what do you think? they have got a lot of problems here. they said it's not going to work perfectly by december 1st. what improvements, if any, can we
of the people were going to lose the cardiologist, and they were not medicare patients, no place to go. >> this is why the administration is in deep doo-doo as we say. they're arguing against -- >> we're more graphic where i grew up, but go ahead. >> yeah, i was quoting george h.w. bush. they're arguing where the reality people are feeling in the lives. i don't know if the president is disconnected from this, he doesn't understand the law, or is telling another untruth. >> just say untruth, i think that -- >> i think he knows the things aren't true. >> carl, nice to see you. >> great to see you, greta. you know about the individual exchange, and you know it has big problems, and now president obama admits that. but there's another exchange, one giving american people a bigger headache, a small business owner is here to tell but that next. life with crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis is a daily game of "what if's". what if my abdominal pain and cramps come back? what if the plane gets delayed? what if i can't hide my symptoms? what if? but what if the most important question is the o
dealing with the healthcare through government through medicare and medicaid and permanently it's not very friendly. it's always been the physician that had to deal with an unfriendly government. now it's every consumer in america. every individual patient in america has to deal with unfriendly government. i think we are finding they are not going to be too pleased. >> email tonight and last night president obama pretty much suggested that the g.o.p. was in the way of fixing these glitches. are you in the way? >> interesting thing is we offered before all of this came out we offered him a pass. we offered him a whole year where he didn't have to go through this individual mandate. none of this that he is going through right now would have happened if he would have taken us up on his offer. and our offer really was during the middle of the shutdown, we were offering a compromise. one year delay of the mandate and he would have avoided a lot of this. >> where does this leave us now? i mean, you know, i guess it might be particularly appalling to the american people to find out that they care
of the things that matter most. join today. medicare open enrollment. of year again. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. buit never hurts to see if u can find bettoverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care la open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare >> getting ready to speedway your way through the news. first up, the strongest typhoon in years. look at that typhoon. it has made landfall a short time ago we learned. sustained wind 125 miles per hour. gust winds 235 miles per hour. severe storm. experts predicting there could be catastrophic damage. now we go to dand where there is new video surfacing folks. you have you seen this the gift that keeps on giving. mayor of toronto rob ford in a rambling rant. he appears be threatening somebody. talking about killing someone in this whole thing. the context of the video may not be about what it appears to be about. take a look. >> i'm telling you [bleep] but [bleep]. [bleep] no one [bleep] my brother -- don'
by not choosing the right medicare d plan. no one could have left this much money here. whoo-hoo-hoo! yet many seniors whoompare medicare d plans realize they can save hundreds of dollars. cvs/pharmacy wants to help you save on medicare expenses. talk to your cvs pacist, call, or go to cvs.com/compare to get your free, personalized plan comparison today. call, go online, or visit your local store today. >> okay. everyone. it's time to hash it out. tim tee woe news. yahoo sweeght tim debo is considering a career in college broadcasting. tebow hiring a prominent private broadcast agent to jobs. tebow is not giving up on football career just yet. is he reportedly interested in landing nfl gig. he was released from the among earlier this year. tmz tweeting bill cosby reveals his favorite kind of jell-o. cosby famously starred in jell-o ad for decades. is he really a fafnt desert. >> is jell-o that good? do you still eat it? >> yes. >> what's your favorite kind? >> chocolate. >> and there you have it the u.s. postal service getting help from unexpected ally the "the washington post" tweeting amazon
. on the table by not choosing the rit medicare d plan. no one could hav left this much money here. whoo-hoo-hoo! yet many seniors whoompare medicare d plans realize they can save hundreds of dollars. cvs/pharmacy wants to help you save on medicare expenses. talk to your cvs prmacist, ll, or go to cvs.com/compare to get your free, personalized pl comparison today. call, go online, or visit your local store today. >>> listen up. there will be no more dirty dancing at one high school. the vermont school taking extreme measures for preventing sfruntsz twerking and other dirty moves. the principal is canceling all school dances for the rest of the year. the onyx exception is the prom. why does the principal think it is necessary to ban kids from dancing? the only way to stop kids from doing the suggestive dance moves like twerking. you be the judge. should school dances across america be canceled or not? vote in our poll. coming up, high cost and high frustrations. our next guest will tell us about the obama care experience. here is a hint. not so great. that's next. as a business owner, i'm
national. go like a pro. on the table by not choosing the rit medicare d plan. no one could hav left this much money here. whoo-hoo-hoo! yet many seniors whoompare medicare d plans realize they can save hundreds of dollars. cvs/pharmacy wants to help you save on medicare expenses. talk to your cvs prmacist, ll, or go to cvs.com/compare to get your free, personalized pl comparison today. call, go online, or visit your local store today. so you can see like right here i can just... you know, check my policy here, add a car, ah speak to customer rvice, check on a claim...you know, all with the ah, tap of my geico app. oh, that's so cool. well, i would disagree with you but, ah, that would make me a liar. no dude, you're on the jumbotron! whoa. ah...yeah, pretty much walked into that one. geico anywhere anytime. just a tap away on the geico app. >>> this uncertain economy is tough on everyone. especially recent graduates. even with college degrees and advanced degrees, many are still unemployed or even under employed. we have invited back to "on the record" some young job seekers who wer
to staff in all caps, i do not want a repeat of what happened when medicare.gov had a meltdown.er this is to get your attention it i didn't have it already. and just three days after that, todd park, again, with the whits house, e mailed his team, massive kudos again, for the incredible progress the team isn making. i what some might consider a heck of a job brownie moment if you will. >> so we have to ask, where is the transparency. ed henry grilling josh ernest. >> would you the consider turning over some of the e-mails between white house officials in the days leading up to healthcare.gov? give people an insight into what the president knew? >> they have taken that task upon themselves and have worked very carefully with journalists. sometimes he's done that if a ha way that has left people with a pretty misleading outlook of what's happening.>> it's indicative of our willingness to cooperate with gr legitimateet oversight.ti >>ng former congressman allen wt joins us.hers we've got to get these e-mail, drip, drip, drip. we get others yesterday. white house is not too willing
've already been dealing with the health care through government through medicare and medicaid. and personally, it's not very friendly, but it's always been the physician that had to deal with an unfriendly government. now it's every consumer in america. every patient if america. and they're not going to be too pleased. >> president obama suggested that the gop was in the way of fixing these glitches. are you in the way? >> the interesting thing is we offered, before all this came out, we offered him a pass. we offered him a whole year where he didn't have to go through this individual mandate, none of this that he's going through right now would have happened if he would have taken us up on our offer, and our offer was during the middle of the shutdown. we were offering a compromise, one year delay of the mandate, and he would have avided all this. >> where does this leave us now? i guess it might be technically appalling that the american people find out they care more about the media going after them for a website they knew wasn't going to work as of october 1. but what about the american p
august, the company was hauled up to baltimore for the head quarters for the center for medicare and medicaid services. at that two-day meeting, they were asked to go point by point by point through all the items they were responsible for building and to say where those items really were. then it turns out that about a month later, in the days just before october 1, when obviously the website tried to launch, what the company had predicted in a august didn't turn out to be true a month later. >> by august of 2013, just a couple of months ago, the federal taxpayers had by cgi federal about $197 million. in order to get all these ficks completed, having that many people work on this different bugs that were in healthcare.gov, do we have any idea how much more money the taxpayers have had to pay to fix it? >> that's a good question. $197 million hasn't all been paid, but that's the amount the federal government has promised to pay. as i understand it, the negotiations of whether there's going to be more that's owed hasn't taken place. they're working more on getting the website work
about through medicare to doctors and hospitals for the greater good to cut costs? >> right. and, of course, they won't use the word rationing but if reimbursements are cut to a certain level and doctors then don't offer the service, that means less of that service. i think there is no doubt about that. and that's a lot of these payments are going to be set by this ipad. this new board independent advisory board that's created by the obamacare law. so, the bottom line is obamacare is going to effect the healthcare delivery systems in ways that go far beyond the premiums that people pay, even though they are very upset right now because they may be doubling or tripling. there are going to be a lot more changes than that. >> it's really scary stuff. byron, thanks so much for joining us. and straight ahead, snow, wind, rain, and ice, we are seeing it all tonight. a huge winter storm turning into a busy travel day and a really nerve wracking one at that the latest on the storm's path up next. plus, a royal rocker, prince william taking to the stage with bon jovi and taylor swift. you
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